Sunday, December 14, 2008

Blizzard Update

Last night the Blizzard was rolling into town when I was heading to our favorite bar to watch the Sioux hockey game. On the roads that were open, the wind was blowing the current snow around, causing nasty white out conditions and drifting in the roads. I questioned my reasoning for being out... but who would turn down a good hockey game with friends? The Sioux did beat SCSU last night and it was a pretty decent game. I think they have a pretty young team this year and are starting to click. They are coming back from too many losses this season thus far. This can be typical for the Sioux... they are on a roll now and hopefully things will pick up after the holidays.


How is the Blizzard Now?

In full force.

Most of the interstates in ND and parts of SD and MN are closed.

The temperature is 8 degrees below zero, with 39 degrees below zero wind chill. The winds are gusting from 37-44 mph and the snow is drifting like crazy. Fortunately, my mail box (that is tipped over from the moving truck episode wednesday) is still in my yard.

As I look out the window, some yards have 5 foot snow drifts while some have barely anything. I can't get out my front door due to a 3 foot snow drift; that is if I wanted to. Gotta love the wind.

Now they are saying 7-14 inches of snow, compared to the 6-8 inches predicted yesterday. I guess we will have to wait and see how this turns out!

21 comments:

Michelle J said...

8 degrees below zero, with 39 degrees below zero wind chill. Ok, so here is my question TW!!!

When will you run and how many miles??? Its only 8 degrees below zero you can handle that can't you???

Seriously, i am frightened just reading about this blizzard of yours!! Be careful and stay put!! Drink some hot cocoa and cuddle under your blankey!!!

:O)

teacherwoman said...

I am thinking I am going to fix myself a hot Tom and Jerry soon! :)

M*J*C said...

WOW, it is COLD there!!! I bet all that snow is pretty though! Hope you stay warm and enjoy your Sunday!

BeachRunner said...

Sounds like a fun night. The blizzard sounds insane. Stay warm and safe, Teachy.

Lily on the Road said...

Good God girl, stay safe...and get a snowblower!!! LOL...do tell, what is a Tom and Jerry???

Look after yourself, you are not planning on going to work in the morning are you???

D10 said...

I haven't been around a blizzard or much snow in a while. Actually since my college days in Buffalo. Stay warm.

As for hockey. Gotta love that game.

Annette said...

Wow! That's a storm!

Blyfinn said...

Ouch. And I though we had it bad. I feel for ya.

Chad in the AZ Desert said...

Ugg! Stay safe and warm. That kind of weather isn't fun for anyone.

Lisa Slow-n-Steady said...

stay warm! stay safe!

being home is a good place to be when there's a storm like that.

i hope you dont' lose power.

IronGambit said...

omg!!! That weather is INSANE!

Wes said...

Yuk! Stay warm and safe, chica!!!

Viv said...

Oh Stacy I have been thinking of you, chickie. Stay safe and keep warm!

COTY said...

Keep warm..

Laurel said...

YIKES! OMG girl. Stay warm and quit driving around! LOL!

Nicole said...

Stay safe!

Lisa Slow-n-Steady said...

yes. the severe weather warning is for higher elevations. if anyone were to be traveling across the state, they have bad weather to go through.

Badgergirl said...

I hope you aren't buried under too much snow! I wish it was snowing here rather than raining and melting all of our snow. Tell the blizzard to make its way to Wisconsin :)

Stay warm!

hepsmom said...

I hope that you're doing okay in your new house! May this thing go away soon!

David said...

Sounds like that movie Fargo. And that's about as close as I like to get to that nonsense.

Bundle up!! Hope the power stays on and the food holds up. Do schools ever get cancelled up there for snow/cold?

Danielle said...

Ah the fun of winter...it's going to be a long one. :(